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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Reprogramming Macrophages to Improve Vascular Healing in Diabetes
Principal Investigator:

Alan R Morrison

Location: Providence, RI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $75,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Impaired wound healing in U.S. veterans with diabetes mellitus is a major source of morbidity and mortality as well as a large financial strain on the VA health care system. Current treatment paradigms, including debridement of necrotic tissue, infection control, local ulcer care, mechanical off-loading, and management of blood glucose levels, are modestly effective at best. Despite much research in this area, the critical molecular mechanisms regulating angiogenesis-directed wound healing remai...

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